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Cheese does not recognize Internal webcam in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Cheese does not recognize internal webcam in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Tried Cheese in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it works flawlessly. Tried executing cheese in the terminal and it displays this error: libv4l2: ...
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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Webcam hasn't working on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I do to solve this problem?
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Slideshow of Image Folder whose files increase

I am trying to stream video from my webcam to a series of images, process these images through a bash script that uses convert (imagemagick) and then output them to a folder. I have been successful ...
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Compiling Cheese from source, fails to compile

I am trying to install cheese from source, and Im not interested in finding a package, because I have source code changes I should like to apply, if I can get it to compile. I have libtool automake, ...
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How to use windows phone as a webcam in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to use windows phone rear camera as a webcam for my opencv app in Ubuntu. Is their any app or method?
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Logitech C720 Webcam microphone not working

I have a Logitech C720 Webcam with an integrated microphone. The webcam works perfectly, however the microphone does not. lsusb obviously detects the device, because the webcam works, and the device ...
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How to detect if my video camera enabled?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on HP Pavilion dvi6 and also I have built in video camera. It was working but I disabled it somehow, because it wasn't necessary. Now I want to enable it. But I can't ...
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Is there a way to make video the default in cheese?

I am trying to make it easier for my kid to make videos, she can never remember to set the recording mode to video, so I would like to make it the default. I have looked at the options in dconf-editor ...
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Integrated web camera stops working when I slightly move the laptop

When I am working with applications that use web camera (cheese, skype) It works fine. But if I slightly move the screen of my laptop It stops showing. After application restart web cam is working ...
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Cheese showing 'no device found' Thinkpad e450

I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad e450 and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Everything works fine but the integrated webcam. Cheese shows no device found. Kindly help. Cheese screenshot: lsusb ...
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How to block input to webcam?

When I was running Windows 7 on my Lenovo machine there was a pre-installed Lenovo utility which would make it so that anyone trying to see what my webcam sees would instead see a still image of a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox: YouTube works, EarthCam.com doesn't

Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox Youtube - perfect, everything goes well. EarthCam.com - doesn't work. It seems like stop downloading page at the moment of start downloading flash. Some other pages with flashes ...
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Xorg repeatedly tried to add built-in webcam as keyboard

First time poster here. I'm having a problem with xorg and my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7537 running Ubuntu 15.10. I'm not configuring the nvidia GT750M in my system so no nvidia stuff at all in my ...
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webcam not working at Asus Eeee PC 1001PX

Xubuntu 16.04 i386 Not in Skype or Cheese, screen with additional drivers show nothing for webcam. When at this netbook was Windows - webcam worked.
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Terminal/System Application way to list/detect webcam

How can I check if I have a webcam using either terminal or an existing application in Ubuntu? I am running Ubuntu through Virtual Box. My host has a webcam but Ubuntu cannot access/find it. So I ...
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device not found for webcam on Thinkpad E450 (ubuntu 16.04)

I am not able to make video call after installing ubuntu 16.04 on new thinkpad E450 LAPTOP. I am not sure what am i missing ? Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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iSight camera doesn't work in uBuntu 16.04

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on my Macbook Pro retina late 2014. My mac also runs Mac OS X 10.11 but Ubuntu is primary OS. iSight camera doesn't work in ubuntu which caused me frustrated. I tried with ...
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ubuntu 16.04 doesn't recognize internal webcam in alienware m14x r2

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Alienware M14x R2 and ran Cheese or Skype to test the internal webcam but it doesn't show anything. On cheese it displays "There was an error playing video ...
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Ubuntu alternative to mac osx “Webcams” dashboard widget?

While I was running OSX I enjoyed the "Webcams" dashboard widget. https://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/webcams/webcams.html It consolidates a number of webcam images from Internet webcams into ...
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Improving Resolution With Logitech C920 Webcam While Using Cheese

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. While using Cheese, I can only get my webcam (Logitech C920) to function with Cheese while the resolution is set to 640x480. At any other setting, I get an error message and ...
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Cheese webcam app doesn't see webcam in 64-bit ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

When I run the Cheese app it shows nothing (see below) instead of picture from my webcam. However guvcview (a webcam viewer app) recognizes my webcam and I see the picture from it.
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How to install Kazam 1.5.3 on 16.04?

Months ago, I used to install Kazam 1.5.3 using these commands : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/unstable-series $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install kazam python3-cairo python3-xlib ...
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Webcam listed in lsusb, detectied in cheese but not in eclipse

First, any advice would be greatly appreciated I use Logitech c170 on ubuntu 14.04 It is listed in lsusb and detected in cheese. It is detected in cheese but it displays half of the image and half ...
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Webcam won't capture video. Listed in lsusb & key is found in /proc/bus/input/devices/ but the device is not found in /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices

Not a resolution or permissions issue either. I'm not sure about the sigififance of it being listed under lsusb and /proc/.../devices but not /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices. For example, cheese won't ...
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Run PS2 eyetoy camera on ubuntu 14.04

What do I need to do to connect a Sony PS2 eyetoy camera to a Dell laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) or a Pandaboard (Ubuntu 12.04)?
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where can i find webcam SC-10HDD12636P driver for samsung laptop

Hi i have samsung laptop with micro media web cam SC-10HDD12636P i looked every where for driver but but no hope also i tried to click on VM >> removable devices >> micro media web cam SC-...
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Why does my webcam mess up like this?

Most of the time (but not always) when I am in a video call, the video has two sorts of overlay images, like in the examples below (cropped from original whole program window). One overlay is a ...
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How to make my camera on my MAC work in virtual box [duplicate]

I have a built in webcam on my Macbook Pro. I have a virtual box running Windows and also another running ubuntu on it. How can I get my built in camera to work in my Windows or Ubuntu VM? No, it is ...
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Ubuntu Webcam does not work on Google Hangouts or Skype

I installed my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows system. It's a ThinkPad E555 laptop. I just tried to use Skype and Google Hangouts today but could not get my built-in webcam to work. I would like ...
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Simple question about my webcam data

Can i get access to my webcam data? Like a real digital recording system? if this was already answered just tell me nicely, i'm newbie!
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Hardware Accelerated video encoding with Motion

In the thread How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-camera with “Motion”? one advice given by MrDave was "to trigger an external recording application to record the main H264 stream in the ...
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Cheese “Error playing video” problem

Cheese isn't working for me in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open it, no picture is displayed, instead I get the following screen: .
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Webcam not working in Kubuntu 15.04, but is listed in lsusb

I am on a desktop machine that runs dual boot Win10/Kubuntu 15.10 and I have a Logitech C310 Webcam. The problem is that while the webcam works fine in Windows, it currently does not work in my ...
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Legacy Webcam + Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I migrated my desktop computer from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I can't make it recognize WebCam (Creative PD1001). There's no stock driver, I but found this sourceforge project which supports my ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Firefox getusermedia not working

Firefox 45 is having trouble using an HTML5 webcam on my Ubuntu server installation (and it has indeed worked on my regular Ubuntu desktop install as well as Windows if that matters). I'm not sure ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. https://www.dropbox.com/s/0kx72lshuxtq6ol/Screenshot%20from%202016-03-27%2019%3A44%3A12.png?...
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webcam not detected in Ubuntu 14.04.4

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 x64 in my Lenvo G50-70 laptop. The webcam is not detected by any applications. I tried Cheese, Skype etc, but all showed error saying "No device found". Please help. Here is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam flipped chrome

I'm Using Ubuntu 15.10. Google Chrome - Any page where I need to use webcam shows an upside down image. I have already tried: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so google-chrome ...
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How to disable integrated webcam on ubuntu?

I have a notebook Dell Inspiron Model 14 3437-A30 and in my gtalk appears that the camera is turned on and is automatically turned on, but the light is not on. Also, unfortunately there is no keyboard ...
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Use a Canon camcoder as webcam

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R606 camcoder and I would like to connect it to my computer to stream live videos (e.g. in Google Hangouts or anything else), so basically using it as webcam. It's not clear ...
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Webcam stopped working

I think there was an update that messed it up, because it was working with Google Hangouts and now nothing will detect it. I have a Dell Studio 1537 that I'm running Ubuntu Wiley on. videodev ...
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Webcam / Video Playback Problems in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have tried both Cheese and guvcview. The vids play back fine in the recording apps themselves, but when I load them up in VLC, OpenShot, or Cinelerra, all I get is the initial frame (frozen) and the ...
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Webcam works only after restart

I have a Lenovo G510 with a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.10. The problem is, whenever I start my laptop, my webcam is not detected. I tried lsusb (-v) and it's not listed. Only if I restart my ...
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Problem with web camera and Tinychat

Hi I can't broadcast on Tinychat. I installed flash and I can run my camera in GNOME Cheese. Only Tinychat don't work. Can somebody help?
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errors on cam survey

I am getting the following error: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_FAILED chrome-extension://fmfcbgogabcbclcofgocippekhfcmgfj/cast_sender.js Failed to load resource: net::ERR_FAILED chrome-extension:...
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USB Webcam problems

I have logitech webcam, and i am having some problems to use it correctly. I am writing a program with OpenCV, and i want to control some parameters of the camera, such exposure, focus and frame size. ...
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings. GUVCView only records a still picture, and ...
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Cheese wont die

Im trying to figure out a problem Im having with a motion server, and a given CCD camera, on /dev/video0 So, I had been viewing the camera stream using cheese. But now cheese has hung up, and wont die....